French translation of 'covered'
- (= enclosed) [area]
- (= coated)
to be covered in sth or to be covered with sth [mud, blood, dust]
être couvert(e) de qch
⇒ My face was covered with mosquito bites.
J'avais le visage couvert de piqûres de moustique.
Example Sentences Including 'covered'
I had covered her with a sheet I'd hastily ripped from a bed in one of the cabins.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
Apart from the silver duct tape that covered her mouth, she was naked.CHAMELEON (2002)
There were a lot of carpets, mainly from Algeria and Morocco, and cushions covered in the same designs.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
Trends of 'covered'
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couvrirto cover one's back (informal) or to cover one's rear (informal) or to cover one's ass (very informal) (= protect o.s.)
- (= report on) [story, event]
faire un reportage sur
- [insurance policy]
- [accident, loss]
prendre en charge
- [possessions, goods]
⇒ Our insurance didn't cover it.
Notre assurance ne l'a pas pris en charge.
- [accident, loss]
⇒ 50 pounds will cover my expenses.
50 livres suffiront à couvrir mes dépenses.
⇒ £10 will cover everything.
10 livres suffiront (pour tout payer).
- (= apply to) [law]
- (= deal with) [topic]
- [of bed]
- [of book, magazine]
couverture fon the front cover
- (= insurance cover)
- (also dust cover)
- (= shelter)
abri mto take cover
se mettre à l'abriunder cover
à l'abriunder cover of darkness
à la faveur de la nuitto break cover
sortir à découvertto blow sb's cover [of spy, informer]
révéler l'identité de qn
under separate cover [document]
sous pli séparé
- (for illegal activity)
couverture fa cover for sth
une couverture pour qch
- (also cover version) [of song]
Example Sentences Including 'cover'
The cover had been thrown over it in an approximate fashion.THE EXECUTION (2002)
She picked up a book of matches from the table, read the cover.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
I looked at the exploded image of my face reflected in the cellophane cover of a book the librarian had got out for me.THE EXECUTION (2002)
'covered' in Other Languages
Translation of covered from the Collins English to French Dictionary